Just Say No

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Say goodbye to being a people pleaser and learn how to confidently say no to someone without feeling bad about it.

Here’s how you can effectively say no:

1. Say it.
Get it out there into the universe. Less is better.

2. Be assertive and courteous.
Change the power dynamic. Remember, it’s your life — you are in charge.

3. Understand peoples’ tactics.
Don’t give in to social pressure. There are no forced options.

4. Set boundaries.
You’re important. Your time is important. Your attention is yours.

5. Be selfish.
Put your needs first. Not those of the person asking you for something.

Remember, Warren Buffett said, “The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say no to almost everything.”

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Brian Fink

Executive Recruiter. ✈ #ATL ↔ #SF ✈ Building companies is my favorite. Opinions are my own. Responsibility is freedom. 🖖